Posts Tagged ‘Mark Peikert’

Talking Up Downtown: Rory Albanese

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Writer and executive producer, ‘The Daily Show’ By Mark Peikert For the second time this year, 92YTribeca will play host to the minds behind Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with The Daily Show Live: Stand-up Comedy from The Daily Show’s Staff. Hosted by Emmy Award-winning writer and executive producer Rory Albanese, the night features correspondents, [&hellip
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Talking Up Downtown: David Garza

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

Founded in 1893, Henry Street Settlement, 265 Henry St., has offered a broad range of social services to residents of the Lower East Side—and Downtown Manhattan—for over a century. We spoke to Executive Director David Garza about the Settlement’s responsibility to its neighbors and what’s in store for the historic organization in an uncertain economic [&hellip
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Minimal is the Most

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Real Estate

When it comes to cabinetry, Minimal’s designs could easily be considered art—literally. The showroom is located in Chelsea, on the top floor of a building comprised mostly of galleries, where managers Bartolomeo Bellati and Stefano Venier command a view of the Hudson River and a spiral staircase that leads to the rooftop
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Salvaging Silent Cinema with a Brand-New Score

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

Fans of experimental filmmaker Bill Morrison will have plenty of opportunity to enjoy his work this winter. In addition to The Miners’ Hymns at Film Forum Feb. 8–14, this year’s Silent Films/Live Music series (Jan. 31–Feb. 3) at the World Financial Center Winter Garden, 220 Vesey St., will feature four Morrison films: The Miners’ Hymns, [&hellip
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Seasonal Offerings

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

From steampunk Scrooge to a Christmas-themed Exorcist spoof By Mark Peikert Even with the addition of 3-D technology, the Radio City Christmas Spectacular can only hold your attention for so many holiday seasons. Likewise The Nutcracker and its derivations. This year, break out of your Christmas routine with one of these shows, ranging from new [&hellip
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Book Review: Ghost Lights

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Arts & Film, Books, NY Press Exclusive

GhostLights_jpg_1351249cl-3 There is a curious airiness to Lydia Millet’s novel Ghost Lights, despite its underlying tension. A pseudo-sequel to her 2008 How the Dead Dream, Ghost Lights finds married family man Hal, an IRS bureaucrat, sloughing off the confines of his everyday life to impulsively hop on a plane in search of his wife’s missing boss, [&hellip
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Book Review: Sybil Exposed: The Extraordinary Story Behind the Famous Multiple Personality Case

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Arts & Film, Books

sybil-exposed The case of Sybil, the pseudonym for a young woman suffering from 17 multiple personalities as the result of some Gothic child abuse at the hands of her monstrous mother, became a cultural touchstone almost immediately upon the 1973 publication of Flora Rheta Schreiber’s nonfiction account of her treatment
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